News archive from 25 November 2017

 He does it all for a dog biscuit : life-saving pooch portrait fetches £400 for charity

"He does it all for a dog biscuit": life-saving pooch portrait fetches £400 for charity

A Winslow Artist has raised £400 for the Medical Detection Dogs by auctioning off a portrait of Magic: the diabetes-detecting Labrador. The work of art, created with charcoal on cartridge paper, sold two days before it was scheduled to be displayed,...

 
Jose Mourinho frustrated and in pain with his lazy Man Utd players - Charlie Nicholas

Jose Mourinho frustrated and in pain with his lazy Man Utd players - Charlie Nicholas

Manchester United fell to a surprise 1-0 Champions League defeat away at Basel on Wednesday. The Red Devils dominated the better of the chances in the first half but were punished by a late goal from Michael Lang. And Nicholas admits he can see...

Daily Star, 16:06 in Sport
 

Cult killer Charles Manson leaves fortune to his prison pen pal

Cult killer Charles Manson is said to have left his entire estate to a pen pal who plans to organise his funeral. According to celebrity website TMZ the will, dated February 14, 2002, leaves all Manson's personal belongings, including cash, the rights...

 
Bye-bye Merkel? Insider reveals German leader faces being KICKED OUT by her own party

Bye-bye Merkel? Insider reveals German leader faces being KICKED OUT by her own party

The shock revelation comes just as Angela Merkel sets her sights on Martin Schulz's Social Democrat Party to save her from enduring another election. Mrs Merkel's previous attempt at forming a government collapsed last week when coalition talks failed...

 
Tom Richmond: Will Grayling ‘man up’ and face MPs’ inquisition?

Tom Richmond: Will Grayling ‘man up’ and face MPs’ inquisition?

A CHRIS Grayling update. Shock, horror, the words ‘Northern Powerhouse’ were attributed to the Transport Secretary when he travelled to Birmingham with Theresa May and Philip Hammond to launch the £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund, a scheme to improve...

 

Hockey team does the double

Girls from Cundall Manor have wrapped up two prestigious hockey titles in a week. The U14s pupils claimed the North East semi-final title after claiming the county championship earlier in the season. The pupils, from near Ripon, will next tackle the...

 
Hockey team does the double

Hockey team does the double

Girls from Cundall Manor have wrapped up two prestigious hockey titles in a week. The U14s pupils claimed the North East semi-final title after claiming the county championship earlier in the season. The pupils, from near Ripon, will next tackle the...

 

Women’s concerns should not be minimised

Many feminists and political activists feel they are being shut down for attempting to discuss gender issues, writes JO BARTOSCH ONCE I was proud of my Labour Party card. I am member number L1608004 and, yes, I was one of the thousands who joined...

 

Robbing the poor to pay the rich

Nothing short of a immediate change of government will improve the prospect for a better, dignified life for the vast majority of people in Britain, argues BILL GREENSHIELDS IT is widespread, accelerating opposition to austerity that has contributed...

 

Graphic vision of a red revolutionary future

The exhibition Red Star Over Russia is a reminder of the vital role visual culture played in building a new society following the 1917 revolution, says MICHAL BONCZA Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture, 1905-55 Tate Modern, London...

 

Sublime Stockhausen at the Barbican

Stockhausen: Stimmung and Cosmic Pulses Barbican Centre, London 4/5 A SINGLE spherical ball sits at the centre of the Barbican Hall’s stage, emitting a faint white light and, as the audience waits with anticipation, the six members of vocal harmonic...

 

A Christmas cracker

PAUL FOLEY sees a great version of a seasonal Dickens favourite in Bolton A Christmas Carol Octagon Theatre, Bolton 4/5 WHAT’S the difference between Ebenezer Scrooge and a Tory Chancellor or celebrity tax dodger? After some ghostly persuasion,...

 

Why the Chancellor must introduce a Robin Hood tax

A small tax paid on financial trading would provide enormous funds for public services, writes DOMINIC MacASKILL CUTS to our local services. Cuts to our libraries. Cuts to our refuse collection. Cuts to the police. It seems our newspapers report...

 

Marking the lives of the women killed by men this year

There is no official record or commemoration of women killed by men in the UK, so KAREN INGALA SMITH is taking to social media to remember them IN JULY 1981, at the first Feminist Conference for Latin American and Caribbean Women in Colombia, November...

 

Uber looks to appeal rights ruling in Supreme Court

UBER is seeking permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after an employment tribunal said its drivers are entitled to basic employment rights. In a landmark case the London tribunal found that the transnational minicab firm’s workers were entitled...

 


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